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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
against the national security agency. they all want to limit the federal government from collecting their user information. the companies want more oversight and accountability from organizations like the nsa. we have more in washington and what steps are these companies taking against the nsa? >> reporter: well, for the moment we have this open letter that was published in several newspapers and the elusive agency of several principles that should governor future surveillance by the u.s. government. at the core of those principles is an end to the mass bulk data collection of national security agency. what we learned over the last few months from whistle blower edward snowdon is the nsa is hoovering up vast quantities of information whether you're an american citizen or not and storing it. they say that has to stop. they also say that what is needed is more oversight legal framework. they're getting worried. they fear the more we learn about the u.s. government's surveillance for americans and non-americans, but the lesser we trust american internet companies who are seen having co
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am EST
in the ukrainian capital key eve. >> the u.s. national security agencies is gathering billions of records from mobile phones around the world. that's according to leaked top secret documents given to the washington post by whistleblower edward snowden. it is said to track the movement of people in ways previously unimaginable. they use code traveller to map relationships and movements. american oticials say what they said was legal and reports were used on what they call foreign targets. civil rights campaigner say it's a breach of privacy. >> you are walking along minding your business thinking you'd never be of interest. if you have one of these there's every possibility that they are tracking where you've been and who you were speaking to. according to new documents, it's revealed that the american spy agency is somewhere snt region of the 5 billion pieces of information. here is how it works. you identified as an intelligence target. it's sending out signals as you are walking around. it can work out where you've been and who you've been speaking to. and if they also have a mo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
third is recovering. >>> 5 billion cell phones are being monitored by the national security agency. that's according to a "the washington post" according to edward snowden. the spy agency says it does not collect data from phones in the u.s. >> the rescuers are holding out little hope for whales stranded in the ever glades. 4 dozen short-finned pilot whales swam into the shallows. six died. vets youthanized four more. a wealthy neighbourhood in louisiana wants to form its own city. we have more from baton rouge. >> jeffrey lee doesn't miss a moment with his grandchildren at baton rouge. >> they are not in school, but he knows education will be the key to a better life. >> i want them to go to school and learn what they can. >> it's a challenge in a city where 60% of the students are not learning at grade level. >> it's one of the worst school systems. how many generations of children do you disserve before you try sag different. >> lionel rainy is part of a group pushing for a different plan. the city of st george would encompass an area home to a quarter of the residents. if would control
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
to fund his game time, kudos to you, surveillance nerve. it says national security agency world of war craft, tony. >> thank you have a, shutting down the country arps main state news agency, the new agency will promote russia's image around the world. heading all of this, someone who is openly 18th gay. peter sharp the reports from moscow. >> this isn't just any news agency, it's one of the biggest in the world. it's got bureaus in 30 countries. one of the main sponsors of the sochi facilities. so was this expected? well, not according to local journalists at the organization. first they knew was when the news came on the kremlin's website and a man chosen to run the organization, that's dimitri krisiliof, he is a well-known anchor, talk show host, often venomous comments, very antigay, very antiopposition, very antiamerican. and his appointment will be seen basically i think as a further example of putin and the kremlin putting pressure on a very already heavily regulated media. >> cancer researchers release stunning results in the fight against leukemia. saturday the university
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 8:00pm EST
collection. >> u.s. internet companies have cooperated with the national security agency surveillance, some insist only under legal pressure. they feel that unless safeguards are brought in, they will find alternatives. last week, president obama suggested change may be coming. >> i will be proposed some self-restraint on the nsa, and to initiate some reforms that can give people more confidence, but i want everybody to be clear, the people of the ns action generally, are looking out for the safety of the american people. >> the only changes that are being concerned focus on the use of u.s. citizens data. international data is still felt to be fair game. by washington. coming up at 11:00 eastern, what may be able to learn about spying on video gamers. things are getting messy with the washington red skins. >> a lot of drama. washington head coach, refeudses to comment on a report that he was going to quit after last season, because of a strained relationship, and his treatment to start quarterback the third. beesoming him which is a change from his previous status. he is concerned he is get
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
national security agency world of war craft. >> oh my goodness. appreciate it, thank you. >>> let's see on wall street stocks are slightly higher at the close. the dow edging up almost 6 points, the s&p 500 hitting a new record high. investors are waiting for new clues we are told about whether the federal reserve will start winding down its massive economic stimulus program. >>> there is a new airline in the skies today. american airlines and u.s. air completed their merger forming the largest air carrier. four airlines now cover 80% of u.s. air flights. >>> gas prices are up. the lundberg survey says the price per gallon rose 3 cents in the last two weeks, average for regular is $3.29. jeremy is a financial writer with zacks investment service. >> pleasure, man. >> american airlines and u.s. airways have locked up this merger. what's it going to mean jarrod for flying public for you for me for all of us? >> as a pilot myself i'm pretty close to the industry and i obviously travel quite a bit. i spent last year traveling just weekly. what's interesting is when you look at the deal a lot o
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
that attack. the washington post says the u.s. national security agency is directing billions of records of mobile phone locations every day. how a mobile phone can be turned into a tracking device. >> wherever you are in the world, as soon as you switch on your mobile phone, it tries to connect to the mobile network. usually through the closest tower. as soon as it does, your phone number is logged with the network, along with which tower you have connected to. which means your location. >> if you are on the move, anyone with tract your rout. by gathering and processing 5 billion records each day, to see which individuals are traveling or meeting together. here is how it works. >> you may be connected to a tower, along with 100 other people. you move down the street, and automatically connects to the next closest tower. say 20 of the 100 are moving in the same direction you move further down the road, and say just five of the original 100 people, join you. a couple more towers and some time later just one person who is mirrored your movements. the assumption, you have some reaso
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
under surveillancy the n.s.a. they said the national security agency is tracking 5 billion cell phones every day. the paper cited documents from edward snowden. it means the spy agency could track the movement of almost any cell phone around the world. n.s.a. officials refused to comment, but said they don't collect data on sell phones in the united states. >>> tonight a new meningitis outbreak at the university of california, santa barbara o initials are racing to stop the bacteria spreading. brian rooney has more. >> four students at this cancer developed a rare form of meningitis in three weeks. one in four who catch it dee. 20% suffer permanent damage. >> when the outbreak started, when we had three cases two weeks ago, three cases in two weeks was a dangerous situation. >> a student, a freshman la cross player had such a serious case that both his feet had to be amputated. >> once it causes bloodpoichg, sepsis can be so overwelcoming, the body is tox. >>, and hand and feet are overwhelmed with infection andar amputated. >> students you warned to avoid close contact, sharing drinks
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> the u.s. national security agency is gathering billions of records from mobile phones worldwide according to leaked top secret documents given to the paper by former edward snowden. the report says 5 bill yop records every 24 hours allows u.s. intelligence officials to track the movement of people in ways that were unimaginable. using tools such as code traveller, which can map relationships geographically with people and their most. american people say it is legal. it's a breach of privacy. let's discuss it with the ceo of spark digital, a digital marketing and social media company. to know the n.s.a. is spying on people using their mobile phones, sure that is no surprise. what is interesting about that to you. >> what is interesting is what they are tracking. date, time, speed, trajectory. that's what they are keeping historical records of. what is a lot of people don't know is they are not just looking at it just at this moment, but backwards in time when the phone came online. >> code traveller, meaning they can work out which group of people from in proximity to each other.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
. >> the more we learn about the scale of the national security agency stages, the less likely we're to trust them. they are calling for the end of bulk data collection, after hoovering up of our international usage, around also more transparency and accountability in the process of surveillance. and it's not just e-mails and general web data but is being surveyed according to the latest observation from edward snowden, game players are being targeted. x box live a virtual gaming network, is being infiltrated by spies, so many spies that huge procedures are worked out to prevent spice from spying on each other. >>> russia's president has issued a surprise decree shutting down the country's main states news agency. let's go back to felicity in london for more. >> yes, folly, vladimir putin is opening a new news agency, headed by the ultraconservative news executive. peter sharp has more from moscow. >> this isn't any ordinary news organization, this is one of the biggest news agencies in the world. it's got bureaus in more than 30 countries. it's one of the main sponsors for the winter o
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
washington post says the u.s. national security agency is collecting billions of records of mobile phone locations from around the world every day. it is provided by edward snowden. we explain how a horrible phone can be turned into a tracking device. >> wherever you are in the world, as soon as you switch on your mobile phone, it tries to connect to the mobile network at the closest tower. when it does, your phone number is logged by the network, along with the tower you connected to, which means your location. if you're on the move, anyone with access to this information can track your route. the latest revelations suggest the n.s.a. is doing much more than just tracking individual suspects. by gathering and processing around 5 billion records each day, it is able to see which individuals are meeting or tracking together. >> you might be connected to a tower along with 100 other people. you move down the street and automatically you, fuel find connects to the next closest tower. let's say 20 of the 100 are moving the same direction you. move further down the road and say just five of t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
fixing in british football was launched, the national crime agency examining allegations from the newspaper and say the former nigeria told an under cover reporter he could fix the world cup matches and also said he had been previously sent off on purpose for over $100,000. >> this is my first time, okay, this is role playing. >> i'm not playing football yet because you have cards. >> i'm sure of that. >> how much did you get for last night's game? >> this is the thing we do and other out there and can we say what it's going to be, can we say it's in the first half? can we say it will be in the. >> last. >> last to the first half is that possible? >> reporter: 1-1 with everton on sunday and went ahead with ten minutes to go and coming up, the back and winning united last week and equalized four minutes later and had the goal and five points clear of liver pool and everton is fifth. and golf and tiger woods blew a four shot lead in a tournament on sunday as zach johnson got the title and a playoff of woods and johnson both had 18 under par after four rounds and we report. >> report
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
security compound coast during the six day spying operation by the national security agency while us president barack obama and twenty five other foreign heads of government or on canadian soil in june of two thousand ten hundred us operation was no secrets to canadian authorities. so can the canadian authorities not only knew about the find was going on in our country but they may have even participated in it and has privacy advocates crying foul earlier by steve anderson executive director of open media for more on this latest docu shock when first asked whether we should never feel like the cry is about these latest disclosures. well we already know a thing. really surprising that most canadians. we're a go it would only allow a foreign spy agency to spy on our soil actually go and our country said its operations and one in three people. as a stronger candidate in the g twenty. i think that he's impressed many came. it surprised me. even though the revelations. i can stay on for the update until you know in my reading chair. it was a the sta many others. i'm really not expect it t
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
the first america's national security agencies apparently been leading an active life in a fantasy world the sending of high level agents into the courts of all skills and tools and online games such as world of warcraft of the playboy too small. my patience and tear around to scare the payments that swell of low cost and second life in the city seeking alternative online unit us this way users can create appetite the convenience or als o trolls fayette pages to steal and an accent that was that this type of online game can be used to disguise seventy xp vista on the cost of terrorists now lacks the old criminal groups which is why they have been spying on people playing these games which basically involved then this evening sunsets the identities and jumping and getting stock and we made it back a lot of play as a online playing these games the ground force to aid me in according to the estimate by an xbox live. in fact it seems to think once the operation the c i a the fbi and paints again i've seen reports that he creates a special team can fix anything in order to sell or the s
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
always been the envy of america's national security agency the sites according to investigative journalist duncan campbell i'm sweet and always have allowed recruitment intelligence relationship with food waste during the years the cold war i'm a fiend tend to secretly in. to the club hosts the big spots in which they all thought this would be nice to get to that prime minister in return for betraying the tennessean secure a whole austin ate those and many of their own citizens. sweden was the largest collaborate to europe with the internet typing program run by the fine arts group of english speaking countries um and it said it does so because of its direct access the cables to the baltic and it's no surprise that the chp and nsa would want that as well as everything else is that they can take from st despite the criticism some governments protect their spine programs is something essential day this week the editor of britain's got the new sky to face questioning by and pains he believes that the publishing it's nice that the nation's put a dent in national security. jenna's cl
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 4:30am PST
americans. the "washington post" says that the national security agency unintentionally gathers all of the reports when it taps into world wide mobile network cables. n.s.a. leaker edward snowden gave documents to the "washington post" that detail the tracking program. the government has declined to comment but in the past has said it does not gather data on cell phones in the united states. >> police are wanting residents of a jump in mail theft. a property tax check was stolen from a pale box on the curve. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft, use the big blue mailboxes at the post office especially when you send payments for bills. >> treatment police hope you recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this surveillance video on youtube showing the man going through a drawer in a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken, but it happened around 12:30 on saturday afternoon. >> san jose police are looking for stolen officers' badge after someone break interest a personal car of an officer and took the badge. this is what it looks lik
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
, demanding strict new curbs on government surveillance. the national security agency checked far more user data than the companies realize. i am joined by a national technology reporter for the washington post. are the tech companies here motivated by principle or profit? >> i am guessing both. nobody likes having their stuff stolen, and that is what has happened here. it is bad business for users to think their information is going to be stolen if they give it to google or yahoo. they knew they were giving information to the u.s. government under court order. but the extent has taken this them by shock. data was selected from fiber on particular cables over southeast. >> what about the chance of a new law being passed? >> hard to know where this is going. the u.s. congress is not known for its efficiency. this has gotten the world's attention. i think the shape is early to tell, but i wouldn't be surprised to see some kind of act. >> doesn't the government have a case when it cease it needs all this information to protect national security. >> sure. if my job was to prevent titleist attac
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
japanese parliament that diet recently pasta that is setup to see us signed national security council it's a sixty member government launched its job is to coordinate all the ministries and other agencies are involved in japan's foreign and defense offense. the headquarters of the steel industry would be installed within the cabinet secretary. intel and the is a tenuous peace off two days of anti government protests for the first time the minute readers of the country have spoken they see the political situation is returning to normal slowly but surely often days of violent protests and eighty sheets though the press today he says been drilled out the possibility of any kind of cool warning to mention ministry saying the ministry forces would not take a beating know in what is an evolving political situation the bottom was a protest is when you get a rally of the national police headquarters in bangkok to force their way through the gates of the silent right to the protest leader us a pep talks about says the fight is going to go on despite efforts to defuse the crisis. this of course falling in some truths that happened on tuesday the police standing down in order of the kings eighty six
KICU
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
government spy programs following all of the recent leaks about the national security agency. the today facebook ceo mark zuckerberg issued a letter to demand using files and independent oversite of government surveillance programs. >>> construction of the google barrage near treasure island is on hiatus. the bay conservation says the project probably won't be finished until spring. google has to make design changes to the inside as requested by the coast guard. the bcdc is investigating whether google has the proper permits for the barge's construction. >>> ktvu's robert handa spoke about department moral and the one thing the city will be able to count on in the near future. >> reporter: esquivel has been the interim chief and tomorrow he will be offered the job. >> you don't look like someone who's up and leaving. >> although my stuff is packed, it has never been unpacked. >> reporter: a search turned up several candidates all rejected by community leaders. >> reporter: did you ever picture yourself becoming the chief. >> no i did not. i tell you, i take great pride and it's a privil
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
to prevent government snooping according to the washington post, the u.s. national security agency was intercepting traffic inside kugels and yahoos private networks. --google's. and microsoft fears that the nsa may have broken into their global communications as well. microsoft plans to encrypt data flowing through all of its communication, productive and the services. google. and yahoo have announced they will also move forward with encryption initiatives. >>darya: starbucks is selling its limited edition $450 gift cards. and they are expected to go fast. these cards are metal every loaded with $400 a enough money to keep decaffeinated coffee year long. however, there is a catch, you can't get these cards and stores. you can only buy them on the flash still website gilt.com. they're also expected to be an even higher demand a share because these are your cards to buy. -there are fewer cards to buy. the company is only selling 8000 parts instead of the 5000 cards it offered last year. the cards go on sale today at noon. last year the cars sold out and about six minutes. >>james: and t
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
national security agency. the today facebook ceo mark zuckerberg issued a letter to demand using files and independent oversite of government surveillance programs. >>> construction of the google barrage near treasure island is on hiatus. the bay conservation says the project probably won't be finished until spring. google has to make design changes to the inside as requested by the coast guard. the bcdc is investigating whether google has the proper permits for the barge's construction. >>> ktvu's robert handa spoke about department moral and the one thing the city will be able to count on in the near future. >> reporter: esquivel has been the interim chief and tomorrow he will be offered the job. >> you don't look like someone who's up and leaving. >> although my stuff is packed, it has never been unpacked. >> reporter: a search turned up several candidates all rejected by community leaders. >> reporter: did you ever picture yourself becoming the chief. >> no i did not. i tell you, i take great pride and it's a privilege sitting here. there have been a few ups and downs and i'm
KRON
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. the letter follows information leaked by former national security agency contract for edward snowden, who leaked details of the secret programs. >> the nation's largest gay rights group says that corporate support for gay and trans and gender workers is reaching new course in the country. the a human- rights campaigner, but more than two-thirds of fortune 500 companies and 90% all the large employers its survey are not offering spousal benefits to the same sex the domestic partners. the group's 12th and will corporate quality index also found a record number of business is adopting the policy prohibiting discrimination against trans gender workers in job applications. >> the merger of american airlines and u.s. air ways has formed an air travel giant larger than the current industry leader, denied continental holdings. the new company will be called american airlines. passengers likely will not see this merger e. neely. ticketing and frequent flyer programs are expected to be combined. >> watching gas prices this morning. and the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is up 3
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
government snooping. according to the washington post the u -s national security agency was intercepting traffic inside google's and yahoo's private networks. and microsoft fears that the n- s -a may have broken into their global communications as well. microsoft plans to encrypt data flowing through all of its communication, productivity services. google and yahoo have announced that they will also move forward with encryption initiatives. a frosty morning. president barack obama is defending the national security agency saying it does a very good job of not engaging in domestic surveillance. that was his response to a recent report that the agency tracks locations of nearly 5 billion cellphone every day overseas including those of americans. the president says he will propose " some self restraint " on the agency after a panel of hand-picked advisers reports back this month. he also says the nsa isn't interested in reading people's image and text messages. stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. drivers and bicyclist have to share the road. that is an undisputed fact grid
KRON
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
former national security agency contractor edward snowden, who leaked details of the secret programs that critics say violate privacy rights >> i will highlight more of the weather when we return. >> ice, snow, and cold weather are causing problems all over the country. in addition to stranding numerous drivers and causing thousands of flight cancellations, andrew spencer reports the wintry storms are causing damage. >> it looks like an onion lucky place for you to have parked your car. it did not happen just once, rooftops were so heavy that have allegis failed to the street. take a look at some of the damage. the interstate was shut down does not see snow especially not like this. many drivers in little rock, ark. are used to the ice conditions. >> the residential areas are not clear. >> take a look at this the view from this error plane. across the country the weather cost thousands of flights to be canceled. so many people were stuck in dallas that they started to provide food for them. even the white house and the capital got a little bit of a dusting. forecasters are stating th
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the companies argue the national security agency is going too far in the bullet collection of phone and internet date -- in the bulk collection of phone and internet data, information from classified documents leaked by edward snow deny suggesting the nsa is stealing communications from internet providers by tapping into tables connecting the servers in overseas data centers. in today's letter the tech firm said they are now tightening internal cyber security. we are focused on keeping users' data secure, deploying the latest encryption technology to prevent unauthorized surveillance. the tech firms are also fighting back against surveillance which is authorized. the internet companies say courts too often are compelling them to turn over potentially sensitive customer data. ha video the u.s.-based firms are worried all of this is bad for business. the yahoo chief says massive government snooping has shaken the trust of users. rding to new documen >> today we learned the nsa may have been spying on video gamers searching for terrorists. that's according to new do
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
bombshell from documents leaked by edward snowden. the national security agency reportedly tracks the locations of up to 5 billion cell phone overseas including those belonging to americans. the "washington post" reports the nsa is unintentionally gathering that information, including the name of the person called. the nsa has said it does not gather data on american cell phones inside the u.s. >>> european regulators have levied major fines against eight financial firms including two giant american banks. citigroup and jpmorgan chase are among the bank fined $2 billion for rigging interest rates. the commission said it was shocking to find so many banks that should have been competing against one another colluding instead. >>> the brutal snowstorm that shut down schools tapering off this morning but more unbearably cold air moving in. people in northern minnesota are racing to dig out from two feet of snow before the plunging temperatures turn everything in to ice. the slick roads are blamed for hundreds of accidents. >>> people in montana braving the coldest temperatures in year
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
washington post is reporting the national security agency tracks the location of nearly 5 billion cell phone calls daily. the post found out about the program in documents provided by former nsa analyst edward snowden. >> the los angeles county coroner's office said today that an autopsy on the body of actor paul walker found that he died of traumatic injuries and burns in that car crash saturday. his friend be roger rodas who was driving the porsche died of traumatic injuries. they are not sure what caused the crash, but speed was a factor. >> some crosswalks in downtown baltimore are being painted to look like hopscotch boards. another design is painted to look like a giant zipper. >>> some young ballerinas planning an annual holiday performance being upstaged by the president. >> a last minute scheduling conflict at american university forced a local ballet company out of the theater to make room for a network interview with president barack obama. >> an interview with the president of the united states doesn't happen every day. >> but a performance for the nutcracker doesn't happen
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
are checking on cell phone records. national security has been under a lot of scrutiny after secretly collecting information from people's cell phones. local police departments are also getting information. more than 125 police agencies and 33 states would target specific cell phone towers and they could then get information like names, activities an locations of any phones. >>> time now is 6:47 that means it is time to check in with torii campbell for a look at what is coming up on mornings on 2. >>> after a string of attacks and problem matt particular -- problemmed behaviors in san francisco library, it was all a hoax, a woman was denied a tip because of her sexual orientation and what will happen to all of those donations she received in sympathy. >>> and they will be impacted more than any other bay area county when it comes to rising sea levels. what is being done to learn about the devastation and how to protect the area, those stories and more coming up on the news, let's bring sal back. >>> yes, dave, pam, we have highway 4 according to chp and you can see what it is doing to highway 4 here and it is backed up solid and some of the side roads are possible the nate routes for you and -- alternate routes for you b
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
of everyone had tried to report every six months. israeli security agency shin bet did not specify feel that it's killed what else they demand this quilt in a statement on its website gets eight the members plan to attack but israeli and palestinian all thirty targets. it was the first time israel had to confront it and aunts great with ties to al qaeda in the west bank israeli officials say the suspects opened fire on troops before they were shocked that she felt was preceded by a number of reps around hebron and the numbers. some blamed the rise of some of this is in the west bank all frustration with the palestinian authority and ten months. many palestinians are also dismayed at the lack of progress in the mideast peace to its statement on islam is to wait for him her you worry its assembly said that the negotiations have a foul stench and they are serious about fight in aggression against religion by the string cheese and hypocrites co collaborators the mm. this lady gets to court in newquay deal signed between iran and six while kyle is an historic mistake he'll say says the
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
snowden, the national security agency has been monitoring online games like world of war craft, even posing as trolls to look for terrorists posing as gamers. >> i think a lot of times when you're playing video games or on facebook, you want to be friendly with everybody. you never know who is on the other side. >> reporter: that's the virtual world. there's also talk today about this, an ad taken out in big city newspapers by silicon valley tech rivals like google, yahoo, twitter, facebook, and linked-in urging u.s. officials to reign in security policies and protect the data we give to companies like these. at barracuda networks, security is their business. >> if you don't want it on the internet, don't put it on there in the first place. >> reporter: it's up to us to make sure the government and these companies don't use our data in ways we don't want. we reached out to the companies who participated to be part of this story, but none of them agreed to go on camera to talk with us. >>> tomorrow the ntsb will hold hearings in the deadly airline crash of asiana in washington,
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: the companies argue the national security agency is going too far in the bulk collection of phone and internet data. dnformation from classified documents leaked by edward snowden suggest the n.s.a. is stealing communications from internet providers by tapping into cables connecting the servers in overseas data centers. in today's letter, the tech firm said they are now tightening internal cyber security. "we are focused on keeping users' data secure, deploying the latest encryption technology to prevent unauthorized surveillance." the tech firms are also fighting back against surveillance which is authorized. internet companies say courts too often are compelling them turn over potentially sensitive customer data. now, the u.s.-based firms are worried that all of this is bad for business. scott, the yahoo! chief in fact says massive government snooping has shaken the trust of users. >> pelley: bad for business, good for p.r. bob orr in our washington newsroom. thank you, bob. a top university took action today to stop an outbreak of meningitis. a new cancer treatment use
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
where people are. how severely would you like to restrict the surveillance by the national security agency? >> i would like to apply the fourth amendment to third party records. so when i have a contract with a phone company, i think those are still my records and you can look at them if you're from the government if you ask a judge. a warrant applies to one person. not to everyone in america. it's absolutely against the spirit and the letter of the fourth amendment to say that a judge can write one warrant and you can get every phone call in america and that's what's happening. i think it's wrong. it goes against everything america stands for and i will help to fight that all the way to the support. we need to get the supreme court to re-examine our records. >> so, you would ban if you could, all mass data mining. >> i'm for going after terrorists with every tool we have. i'm not opposed to the nsa, to spying, but i am infavor of the fourth amendment. if you think someone's a terrorist, you call a judge, get a warrant. if that's person's called 100 people, you get 100 more warrants. if they've
FOX News
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
security agency, top administration officials are now talking about splitting off control of the cyber warfare command, which is now controlled jointly by the head of the nsa, to make those two separate jobs because they say to give them both to the nsa director gives too much power to one man. what do you think of that idea? >> i actually think the idea is good, but not for the reasons the administration has put forward. this is not about the concentration of power. this is about the overburdening of responsibility. i was the director of nsa. i thought it was actually a full-time day work. i don't know you can be the drmsa , as we called him, and a four-star combatant commander. so again, it's not about the overconcentration of power. it's just that the responsibilities have grown too great. >> and intelligence officials are now talking about their real concern that nsa leaker edward snowden may have put together something that's been called a doomsday cache of top secret documents, much more damaging than anything he's released so far, and that they will be released if anything happe
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
information just compounds it. >> the national ocean yanic and atmospheric administration is responsible for maintaining them. the agency says they will replace the buoys but not sure of when. authorities in washington state are checking security procedures after a man was able to steal a ferry boat. now the man managed to get the victoria clipper about 300 yards offshore sunday. he crawled through a small opening over a fence, hopped on to the boat, and he took off. police and the coast guard surrounded the ferry boat and arrested him without any incident. that ferry boat can hold more than 300 passengers. it provides service between seattle and the canadian city of victoria. >>> a judge is expected to decide today whether detroit is eligible for bankruptcy protection. that would mean the city could work on a plan to pay off creditors. it's not eligible detroit would probably be forced to negotiate again with the creditors, especially unions and pension funds. detroit is the largest american city ever to seek bankruptcy protection. >>> time now 5:16. later today streets in p
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